Run Mac OS 9 on macOS Big Sur 11.2.3

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Mac OS 9 for OS X/macOSRun classic Mac OS apps in OS X/macOS | A similar system that runs System 7 | How to use it | Customization | What it contains...

THUNDERBOLT 3 SPEEDS, CAPABILITIES AND CAVEATS

Monday, April 19, 2021

This is the second in a series of articles on the Rocket Yard discussing Thunderbolt 3 technology. Last week, the first article gave readers a rundown...

APPLE TRUSTS PHOBIO FOR ITS TRADE-INS, BUT MAYBE YOU SHOULD THINK TWICE

Thursday, April 15, 2021

APPLE TRUSTS PHOBIO FOR ITS TRADE-INS, BUT MAYBE YOU SHOULD THINK TWICEhttps://www.theverge.com/22368541/apple-trade-in-phobio-macbook-white-spots

Apple Knowingly Sold 2016-17 MacBook Pro Models With 'Flexgate' Display Defect, Judge Says

Thursday, April 1, 2021

In 2019, some customers of 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro models began to notice an odd "stage lighting" effect that would impact their screen, potentially...

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 123 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

https://developer.apple.com/safari/download/
Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first...

Apple's First 13-Inch MacBook Pro With Retina Display Now Classified as 'Obsolete'

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Apple today added the late 2012 13-inch MacBook Pro, the first 13-inch MacBook Pro to ship with a Retina display, to its list of obsolete products.

Apple Releases watchOS 7.3.3 With Security Updates

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Apple today released watchOS 7.3.3, a minor update to the watchOS 7 operating system that was released in September. watchOS 7.3.3 comes three weeks...

Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 14.4.2 to Fix Actively Exploited Security Vulnerability

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 14.4.2, minor security updates that come close to three weeks after the release of iOS/iPadOS 14.4.1 and more than...

Airfoil, wireless audio anywhere, Any audio to your Home pods

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Stream audio from your Mac with AirPlayTo stream audio from your Mac to your Apple TV, HomePod, or AirPlay-compatible speaker:
Make sure that your...

Apple Updates iWork Apps for iOS and macOS to Version 11

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Apple today updated its suite of iWork apps designed for iOS and macOS devices to version 11, introducing a number of new features and tweaks to improve...

How Podswap Replaces AirPod Batteries

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

https://www.thepodswap.com

Apple Discontinues 512GB and 1TB SSD Configurations of 4K 21.5-inch iMac

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Just hours after officially discontinuing the iMac Pro, Apple has also discontinued the 512GB and 1TB SSD configurations of the 4K 21.5-inch iMac. 

Apple customers unhappy with the butterfly keyboards used in MacBook models from 2016 to 2019 will be able to proceed with a lawsuit against the Cupertino company

Monday, March 22, 2021

Apple customers unhappy with the butterfly keyboards used in MacBook models from 2016 to 2019  will be able to proceed with a lawsuit against the Cupertino...

Apple Discontinues Full-Sized HomePod to Focus on HomePod Mini

Saturday, March 13, 2021

https://www.apple.com/ca/homepod-2018/

Apple Releases macOS Big Sur 11.2.3 With WebKit Security Fix

Monday, March 8, 2021

Apple today released macOS Big Sur 11.2.3, the fifth update to the ‌macOS Big Sur‌ operating system that launched in November. ‌macOS Big Sur‌ 11.2.3...

Apple Releases iOS and iPadOS 14.4.1 With Security Fixes

Monday, March 8, 2021

Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 14.4.1, minor security updates that comes more than a month after the release of the iOS 14.4 update.
The iOS...

Apple Releases watchOS 7.3.2 With Security Updates

Monday, March 8, 2021

Apple today released watchOS 7.3.2, a minor update to the watchOS 7 operating system that was released in September. watchOS 7.3.s comes three weeks...

HWMONITOR – MONITOR HEALTH SENSORS: TEMPERATURE, VOLTAGE, FAN SPEED

Friday, February 26, 2021

https://hackintosher.com/wp-content/uploads/HWMonitor.zip

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 121 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday, February 25, 2021

https://developer.apple.com/safari/download/

Apple Releases macOS Big Sur 11.2.2 to Prevent MacBooks From Being Damaged by Third-Party Non-Compliant Docks

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Apple today released macOS Big Sur 11.2.2, the fourth update to the ‌macOS Big Sur‌ operating system that launched in November. ‌macOS Big Sur‌ 11.2.2...

Apple acts to prevent further spread of Silver Sparrow Mac malware

Monday, February 22, 2021

Apple says that it has taken steps to prevent further spread of the Mac malware known as Silver Sparrow. The malware was notable for the fact that it...

Apple Updates Platform Security Guide, Says Kernel Extensions Won't Be Supported on Future Apple Silicon Macs

Friday, February 19, 2021

Apple today shared an updated version of its Platform Security Guide [PDF], providing a comprehensive overview of the latest security advancements across...

First Apple Silicon optimized malware discovered in the wild

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The first Apple Silicon Macs have been out for just a few months and a good portion of popular apps have been updated with native support for the M1...

watchOS 7.3.1 now available for Apple Watch with Power Reserve bug fix

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Apple has released watchOS 7.3.1 to the public today. According to the company, the update includes a fix for Apple Watch Series 5 and Apple Watch SE...

Apple Watch bricked in Power Reserve? Here’s how to check if you’re eligible for a free repair

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Apple shared details on a new repair program for Apple Watch Series 5 and SE that have become bricked after entering Power Reserve. Below we’ll cover...

Apple fixes bug that let users begin macOS Big Sur installation without enough space available

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

It was reported last week that macOS Big Sur has a serious issue that can result in data loss when users try to upgrade a Mac to the latest version of...

Apple Launches Self-Serve Portal for Initiating Activation Lock Removal Requests

Friday, February 12, 2021

Apple today added a new "Turn off Activation Lock" page to its website that provides steps users can take to turn off the security feature on an iPhone,...

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 120 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday, February 11, 2021

https://developer.apple.com/safari/download/

Apple Offering Free Battery Replacements for 2016-2017 MacBook Pros That Can't Charge Past 1%

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Apple today released macOS Big Sur 11.2.1 to address an issue that may prevent the battery from charging in some 2016 and 2017 MacBook Pro models, and...

Recently released macOS Big Sur 11.2 update have been experiencing ongoing issues with external displays

Thursday, February 4, 2021

Some macOS Big Sur users who are running the 11.1 and recently released 11.2 update have been experiencing ongoing issues with external displays, based...

Displaylink, USB-Video out adapter.

Friday, January 29, 2021

USB graphics adapters let you easily add an additional monitor to your PC or Mac. You can use any existing monitor, connect it to your USB graphics adapter,...

MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and M1 Essentials

Friday, January 29, 2021

MacBook Pro and M1

https://books.apple.com/ca/book/macbook-pro-essentials/id1145983620


MacBook Air and M1
https://books....

iMac, iMac Pro, Mac Pro, Mac mini essentials

Friday, January 29, 2021

iMac Essentials
https://books.apple.com/ca/book/imac-essentials/id1041601527
 
iMac Pro Essentials
https://books.apple.com/ca/book/imac-pro-essentials/id1290544161

iPhone and iPad user guide iOS 14.4

Thursday, January 28, 2021

iiPhone User Guide iOS 14.4
https://books.apple.com/ca/book/iphone-user-guide/id1515995528
iPad User Guide iOS 14.4
https://books.apple....

Apple Releases 14.4 Software for HomePod With New U1 Features for Mini

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Apple today released a new 14.4 software update for the HomePod, with the update coming over a month after the 14.3 software release that brought performance...

Apple Releases iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 With New Camera Warnings and Bug Fixes

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 14.4, the fourth major updates to the iOS 14 operating system that was initially released in September. iOS and iPadOS...

Apple Releases watchOS 7.3 With Unity Watch Face, Expanded ECG Availability and More

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Apple today released watchOS 7.3, the third major update to the watchOS 7 operating system that was released in September. watchOS 7.3 comes more than...

Apple Releases tvOS 14.4 for Fourth and Fifth-Generation Apple TV Models

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Apple today released tvOS 14.4, the fifth update to the tvOS 14 operating system that was initially released back in September. tvOS 14.4 comes more...

The iconic watches that inspired Apple Watch faces

Monday, January 25, 2021

https://www.arun.is/blog/apple-watch-faces/
The Apple Watch is more than merely a smartwatch. In my review of the Apple Watch Series 6, I described...

macOS Big Sur Slow or Laggy? 8 Tips to Help Speed Up the Mac Again

Friday, January 22, 2021

Some Mac users feel macOS Big Sur is slower, lagging, or has worse performance on their Macs compared to prior versions of macOS system software. If...

Some M1 Macs Blighted By Fast User Switching Screensaver Bug

Monday, January 18, 2021

A growing number of user reports online suggest some of Apple's M1 Mac models are susceptible to a Fast User Switching bug that spontaneously activates...

Apple Extends 13-Inch MacBook Pro Backlight Repair Program

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Apple this week extended its worldwide 13-inch MacBook Pro Display Backlight Service Program, authorizing coverage for eligible notebooks for up to five...

Can You Install macOS Big Sur on Unsupported Macs? Yes, But It’s Not Simple

Friday, January 15, 2021

Want to run macOS Big Sur but don’t have a computer on the list of
macOS Big Sur Compatible MacsMacBook Pro (Late 2013 and newer)
MacBook Air...

Apple's Anti-Reflective Coating Repair Program Still in Effect for Some MacBooks With New Mail-In Policy

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Apple recently informed its network of Apple Authorized Service Providers that mail-in repair is now required for Mac notebooks with anti-reflective...

Adobe Officially Ends Flash Support, Recommends Uninstalling Immediately

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

A few weeks ago, Adobe dropped support for Flash Player and continued to strongly recommend that all users immediately uninstall the browser plugin for...

Buyers guide, Apple MacBooks

Monday, January 11, 2021

We keep getting asked which MacBooks to buy and the ones to avoid, so here is the list,
Note, All of these machines will run macOS Big Sur 11.0.

Apple is reportedly working on a fix for the Bluetooth connectivity problems that some M1 Mac users

Monday, January 11, 2021

Apple is reportedly working on a fix for the Bluetooth connectivity problems that some M1 Mac users have experienced since the new machines were launched...

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 118 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday, January 7, 2021

https://developer.apple.com/safari/download/

Adobe has confirmed that it will no longer provide support for Flash Player after December 31, 2020

Friday, January 1, 2021

The end is officially here for Adobe Flash. As previously announced, Adobe has confirmed that it will no longer provide support for Flash Player after...

Little Snitch, Content Filtering Exclusion List

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

https://tinyapps.org/blog/202010210700_whose_computer_is_it.html
Whose computer is it? #
Patrick Wardle highlighted a tweet by Maxwell ("Some...

Can a Content Caching Server compensate for lost standalone updates?

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Can a Content Caching Server compensate for lost standalone updates?
So far, there have been two updates to macOS Big Sur 11: 11.0.1 may seem irrelevant,...

Utrawide or super-ultrawide external display is not supported by a Mac with the M1 chip

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

In a new support document, Apple has acknowledged that when an ultrawide or super-ultrawide external display is connected to a Mac with the M1 chip,...

How to Identify Which Bluetooth Audio Codec is Active in macOS Big Sur

Saturday, December 19, 2020

https://download.developer.apple.com/Developer_Tools/Additional_Tools_for_Xcode_9/Additional_Tools_for_Xcode_9.dmg
 
Follow the instal instructions...

The ultimate guide to Bluetooth headphones: LDAC isn’t Hi-res

Saturday, December 19, 2020

The ultimate guide to Bluetooth headphones: LDAC isn’t Hi-resSony’s LDAC has risen to popularity as the audiophile grade Bluetooth codec. But does it...

How to Enable the Optimal Audio Codec for Your Bluetooth Headphones in macOS

Saturday, December 19, 2020

How to Enable the Optimal Audio Codec for Your Bluetooth Headphones in macOS

How good your digital music sounds often comes down to which...

Security Update 2020-001 (Catalina)

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2067?locale=en_CA

Security Update 2020-007 (Mojave)

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2066?locale=en_CA

Apple today released new 14.3 software for the HomePod.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Apple today released new 14.3 software for the HomePod. The update comes a little over a month after the release of the 14.2 update that brought support...

Apple today updated its video apps iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and Compressor for Mac

Monday, December 14, 2020

Apple today updated its video apps iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and Compressor for Mac with a unified sharing option for platforms like YouTube and Facebook....

Apple today released macOS Big Sur 11.1

Monday, December 14, 2020

Apple today released macOS Big Sur 11.1, the first major update to the initial ‌macOS Big Sur‌ 11.0.1 operating system version that was released on November...

Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 14.3

Monday, December 14, 2020

Apple today released iOS and iPadOS 14.3, updates that come over a month after the release of iOS and iPadOS 14.2, which brought new emojis, Intercom...

Apple today released watchOS 7.2

Monday, December 14, 2020

Apple today released watchOS 7.2, the second major update to the watchOS 7 operating system that was released in September. watchOS 7.2 comes more than...

Apple today released tvOS 14.3

Monday, December 14, 2020

Apple today released tvOS 14.3, the fourth update to the tvOS 14 operating system that was initially released on September 16. tvOS 14.3 comes more than...

Mac notebook battery service pricing, Apple store, compare with Mac Apple Repairs.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

Mac notebook battery service pricing
See our MacBook service pricing in Canada.




The following prices are for Apple...

iPhone Battery & Power Repair, Apple store.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

iPhone Battery & Power RepairLearn more about iPhone battery and performance
iPhone battery replacement
If your iPhone is covered by warranty,...

iPad Service and Repair from the Apple store.

Sunday, December 13, 2020

https://support.apple.com/en-ca/ipad/repair/service


iPad Service and RepairLearn how to get your iPad fixed, how much it costs, and...

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 117 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday, December 10, 2020

https://developer.apple.com/safari/download/

App privacy details on the App Store

Thursday, December 10, 2020

App privacy details on the App StoreLater this year, the App Store will help users understand an app’s privacy practices before they download the app...

iOS 14.2 causes severe battery drain issues.

Monday, December 7, 2020

Users on the Apple Developer forums and Reddit are widely reporting that iOS 14.2 causes severe battery drain issues.

Symptoms of the problem...

Apple today announced a new repair program for iPhone 11, in which the display stops responding to touch.

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Apple today announced a new repair program for iPhone 11. According to the company, some iPhone 11 users may experiencing problems in which the display...

iOS 14.2 Quietly Added FaceTime 1080p Support to iPhone 8 and Later Models

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Back in early November, Apple released iOS 14.2 and announced with it a slew of new features for iPhones, but one thing it didn't mention was the apparent...

Measuring and calibrating Apple Pro Display XDR

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Measuring and calibrating Apple Pro Display XDR
Learn how to measure the calibration of your display. Depending on the needs of your workflow, you...

The first iMac with a Retina 5K display is one of several iMac models that have been added to Apple's vintage products list this week.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The first iMac with a Retina 5K display is one of several iMac models that have been added to Apple's vintage products list this week.

The...

Apple was fined $12 million for misleading claims about how water resistant its iPhones are

Monday, November 30, 2020

Apple was fined $12 million for misleading claims about how water resistant  its iPhones areItaly's competition regulator has hit Apple with a 10 million...

Download macOS DMG installer, direct from Apple through iTunes

Monday, November 30, 2020

Download macOS DMG installer, direct from Apple through iTunes Big Sur 11.0.1
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/macos-big-sur/id1526878132?ls=1&mt=12

Is Apple silicon ready? Check your apps.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Check M1 compatibility for all your Mac apps with this free open source tool

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

We’ve seen some valuable app and game databases recently keeping track of all the software out there that’s optimized for Apple Silicon. Now a free open...

M1 Mac workaround appears to allow up to 6 external displays

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

While almost all aspects of M1 Mac performance are greatly improved compared to the Intel Mac predecessors, one notable downside has been reduced support...

How to Fix macOS Big Sur Wi-Fi Problems

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Are you having trouble connecting to Wi-Fi networks on your Mac after updating it to macOS Big Sur recently? Although connecting to Wi-Fi networks on...

6 reasons an M1 Mac might not be right for you

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The first Macs running the M1 processor are crazy fast, making lots of MacBook and Mac mini users consider dumping their Intel-based Macs. Before you...

Apple Provides Instructions to Fix macOS Reinstallation Errors on M1 Macs

Monday, November 23, 2020

If you get a personalization error when reinstalling macOS on your Mac with Apple M1 chip
While reinstalling, you may get a message that an error...

Security Update 2020-006, Mojave

Friday, November 20, 2020

https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2062?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

Security Update 2020-006, High Sierra

Friday, November 20, 2020

https://support.apple.com/kb/DL2059?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

Apple Confirms Commitment to App Tracking Transparency in Letter Condemning Facebook's Data Collection [Updated]

Friday, November 20, 2020

Apple in iOS 14 is planning to introduce a new App Tracking Transparency feature that will let users know when companies want to track them across apps...

Apple Offers Instructions on What to Do if macOS Big Sur Causes Installation Errors on 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro

Friday, November 20, 2020

Following the release of macOS Big Sur last week, a number of 2013 and 2014 MacBook Pro owners found that the update bricked their machines. Affected...

Apple Releases iOS 14.2.1 With Fix for Text Message Bug and iPhone 12 Mini Lock Screen Issues

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Apple today released iOS 14.2.1, a bug fix update that comes two weeks after the launch of iOS 14.2 and is available for Apple's new iPhone 12 models.

Apple today released a revised version of macOS 11.0.1 Big Sur, which appears to be available for some Mac users who had not previously installed the macOS 11.0.1 update.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Apple today released a revised version of macOS 11.0.1 Big Sur, which appears to be available for some Mac users who had not previously installed the...

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 116 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday, November 19, 2020

https://developer.apple.com/safari/download/

Mojave and High Sierra Security Update 2020-006

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Security Updates for older macOS
Mojave and High Sierra Security Update 2020-006 were made available on 12 November through Software Update. 

macOS 10.15.7 Supplemental Update, Download links

Thursday, November 19, 2020

macOS 10.15.7 Supplemental Update
Apple has finally posted the standalone installer versions of this recent SU. The Combo version and smaller Delta...

Revive or restore a Mac with Apple silicon with Apple Configurator 2

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

What a revive doesIn very rare circumstances, such as a power failure during a macOS upgrade, a Mac may become unresponsive and so the firmware must...

Geek bench scores, Mac

Monday, November 16, 2020

Multi-Core
Single core

macOS Big Sur 11 – List of Install & Upgrade Issues

Monday, November 16, 2020

macOS Big Sur 11 – List of Install & Upgrade Issues 
This article is a running list of all known macOS Big Sur install / upgrade issues.macOS Big...

Native Instruments, don't upgrade to macOS Big Sur yet.

Sunday, November 15, 2020

macOS 11 (Big Sur) Compatibility NewsApple has announced the release of macOS 11 (Big Sur) for November 12th, 2020.
We are currently conducting...

Producers, don’t upgrade to macOS Big Sur yet

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Apple’s latest major release of macOS launched yesterday (12 November) – but you’ll probably want to hold off on hitting that shiny update button and...

Connect your device to your Mac to sync Music content, Big Sur

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Connect your device to your Mac to sync Music contentIf you connect your iPhone, iPad, or iPod to your Mac, you can transfer and update items between...

Change where your music files are stored on Mac, Big Sur

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Change where your music files are stored on MacBy default, your music is stored here:
Home/Music/
You can change where your music files are...

How to Create macOS Big Sur Bootable USB Install Drive

Saturday, November 14, 2020

How to Create macOS Big Sur Bootable USB Install Drive


Advanced Mac users often want to make a boot disk installer for macOS Big Sur...

SSK M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure USB 3.1, Not compatible with 2020 13" MacBook Pro with 3733MHz Memory

Friday, November 13, 2020

SSK Aluminum M.2 NVME SSD Enclosure Adapter, USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10 Gbps) to NVME PCI-E M-Key Solid State Drive External Enclosure (Fits only NVMe PCIe 2242/2260/2280)